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Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Location Leicestershire
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH107008

Investigo Accountancy are partnering with a services client based in Leicester looking to appoint a Commercial Finance Analyst.

In the position of Commercial Finance Analyst Leicester you will report to the Business Performance Manager supporting providing key financial data to support sales/ contracts team. Other key duties to include:

  • Financially evaluate the profitability of annual and multi year contracts negotiated with Corporate accounts.
  • Maintain contribution models to ensure contribution hurdles and annual increases deliver planned revenues and profits.
  • Understand the impact on our profitability from any promotion, marketing fund or rebate offered to a reseller. Ensure where volume increase is required we meet profit targets.
  • Apply strategic guidelines on rates and ancillaries when renegotiating contracts.
  • Identify the main revenue and cost channels for individual accounts in order to understand what drives their profitability.
  • Work closely with named account managers to protect the profitability of any contract being negotiated.
  • Attend customer negotiation meetings to support sales team when necessary.
  • Ensure that the pricing authorisation policy is adhered to by the sales teams.
  • Ad hoc support to Sales Directors.
  • Work with the new business sales team in order to fully understand the needs of potential corporate clients and assist in building models to bid for new and incremental business.
  • Completing the monthly financial forecast through customer feedback and trend analysis.
  • Understanding demand across the network and providing recommendations on corporate pricing and/or restrictions in order to maximize revenue.

The Profile

The successful candidate will need to be studying towards a professional accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA) or qualified by experience.

Excellent commercial and financial awareness and ability to present data across all levels

Ideally previous Business Objects experience

Excellent communication skills and ability to interface confidently with customers

Salary

£30,000 to £35,000 basic plus full benefits package